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Looking Back: News items from The Roanoke Times & World-News from 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago

Posted: Monday, February 27, 2017 12:00 am

Looking Back: News items from The Roanoke Times & World-News from 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago

1992 (25 years ago)

  • “Finally, momentum may be building to protect and restore Gainsboro, Roanoke’s oldest neighborhood. Historic Gainsboro Preservation District, a new organization, drew 30 people to a meeting Tuesday night on how to keep proposed roads from destroying the community and how to proceed with preservation projects.”
  • “Cave Spring twins Ronde and Tiki Barber will participate in a national indoor track meet on March 14-15 at Syracuse, N.Y. The meet is open by invitation only to the nation’s premier high school track stars.”
  • “The mighty machine of state government idled long enough Friday to pay tribute to a 69-year-old who runs a corner grocery in Roanoke. Lucy Saleeba, whose store is in Southeast Roanoke, was honored for her kindness to people there over four decades.”


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